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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 5, 2022


University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 01496078

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is large, complex, dynamic and very productive. It consists of 19 faculty, 7 academic staff, 8 classified staff, and approximately 80 graduate students. This is a paraprofessional position within the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, working under the supervision and direction of the Department Administrator.

Job Summary
This position is responsible for Undergraduate Program assistance, Schedule of Classes coordinator, front office support, and reception. Additionally, this position supports several administrative functions, including updating the department website, facilitating the department newsletter as well as providing back up support for other areas of the department's administrative staff. This position directly impacts student enrollment and student success.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma OR equivalent work experience
  • Professional experience in responsible office roles or disciplines
  • Highly proficient in the use of commonly used business productivity software (e.g. MS Office Suite)
  • Evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
  • Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, OR related work experience
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing, interpreting, organizing, and prioritizing business communications.
  • Experience in providing customer service
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Application Instructions
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and resume that addresses the professional level work experience as it relates to all required and preferred qualifications, and a list of contact information for three professional references.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. Questions may be addressed to Kevin Blackburn, 414-229-3880 or email to

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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